Tuberculous Meningitis in Children.

  title={Tuberculous Meningitis in Children.},
  author={Norman J. Waecker},
  journal={Current treatment options in neurology},
  volume={4 3},
Initial empiric treatment for central nervous system (CNS) tuberculosis should include four antituberculous drugs until results of cultures and sensitivities are available. Treatment should include isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, and either ethambutol or streptomycin. Total treatment should extend for 12 months. Daily therapy should be used for the first 2 months, followed by either twice a week treatment or continued with daily therapy for the duration with directly observed therapy (DOT… CONTINUE READING